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News For 2012

Pennington Biomedical Research Center Study Finds Bedroom TV Viewing Increases Risk of Obesity in Children

Dec 11, 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA - A new research study from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center found that having a bedroom TV and TV viewing time were related to childhood obesity, and specifically high waist circumference. The study, entitled “Television, Adiposity, and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children and Adolescents,” was published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

NIH Awards $20 Million Grant for Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center

Sep 6, 2012

Eight Louisiana Health Institutions Join in Single Louisiana Research Initiative; Pennington Biomedical Research Center to Lead Effort for Underserved Population